Medicine

Riders may not appreciate risks when using shared electric scooters

Riders may not appreciate risks when using shared electric scooters

Published 25/01/2019

(Reuters Health) - Shareable, two-wheeled standing scooters, which are the rage in some West Coast cities, may be more risky to riders - and pedestrians [more…]

Movement video games boost preschoolers’ exercise

Movement video games boost preschoolers’ exercise

Published 25/01/2019

(Reuters Health) - - Video games with a physical activity component could help young children get more exercise during the school day, a small study [more…]

Lactalis recalls baby milk from Spanish site linked to salmonella

Lactalis recalls baby milk from Spanish site linked to salmonella

Published 25/01/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Dairy group Lactalis said on Friday it was recalling one of its infant formula brands as a precautionary move as the product [more…]

French army to help in effort to stop swine fever at Belgian border

French army to help in effort to stop swine fever at Belgian border

Published 25/01/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The French army will provide logistical support to hunters tasked with culling wild boar in a border zone next to Belgium, as [more…]

China reports African swine fever outbreak in Gansu province

China reports African swine fever outbreak in Gansu province

Published 13/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry on Sunday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Gansu province in the northwest [more…]

Indonesia seeks to reassure HIV patients over drug supplies

Indonesia seeks to reassure HIV patients over drug supplies

Published 13/01/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s health ministry has sought to reassure HIV patients that sufficient antiretroviral (ARV) drugs will be available for their treatment after some [more…]

U.S. medic declared Ebola-free, leaves Nebraska quarantine

U.S. medic declared Ebola-free, leaves Nebraska quarantine

Published 13/01/2019

(Reuters) - A U.S. healthcare worker who was being monitored for the Ebola virus after treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released [more…]

African swine fever hits farms in China’s Jiangsu province: Xinhua

African swine fever hits farms in China’s Jiangsu province: Xinhua

Published 12/01/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A new outbreak of African swine fever has hit two farms in Jiangsu province in eastern China, the official Xinhua news agency [more…]

Statins may help prevent diabetes-related eye problems

Statins may help prevent diabetes-related eye problems

Published 11/01/2019

(Reuters Health) - Diabetic patients who take statins to treat high cholesterol may get an added benefit: a lower risk of damage to the retina, [more…]

Heart failure patients need sooner follow-up care

Heart failure patients need sooner follow-up care

Published 11/01/2019

(Reuters Health) - More than half of heart failure patients who visit the emergency room don’t receive prompt follow-up care, and a Canadian study suggests [more…]